The Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) presented its Excellence in Journalism Awards to the staff at Northwest Asian Weekly on May 19 at the Renaissance Hotel. NWAW won awards in four categories.
—The staff (which includes Jason Cruz, Andrew Hamlin, Nina Huang, Vivian Nguyen, Han Bui, and Stacy Nguyen) got third place for Special Sections.
—Layout editor Han Bui got third place for Page Design.
—Former editor Stacy Nguyen got second place in Editorial and Commentary and third place in Graphics and Illustration.
These entries were four among more than 2,100 entries in 184 categories received by SPJ this year. (end)